Systems Engineer

IT Administration Tualatin, Oregon

Position at Nortek Air Solutions




About Nortek Air Management

Nortek Air Management is comprised of three businesses, Nortek Global HVAC, Nortek Air Solutions, and StatePoint with annual sales of close to $1 billion across three market segments: Residential, Light Commercial and Custom Air Solutions. Our Company’s mission is Creating a Better Tomorrow Every DayBy living our core values of Safety, Integrity, Performance Driven Culture and Teamwork, we are a premier HVAC Company offering energy efficient and sustainable products and solutions that exceed customer expectations through employee’s commitment to quality, customer service and operational excellence


Position Summary:  The Systems Engineer will be responsible for technology, security and process guidance for our global infrastructure. The focus of this role is to support end users, manage all local manufacturing infrastructure and assist our global operations team as needed. Global operations include network services, computer systems, file storage services, IoT, Azure Cloud, AWS, etc. The successful candidate will collaborate with global team members to develop and implement secure technology solutions in support of the plant's manufacturing efforts. Provides leadership to junior support staff and manages priorities in day to day activities.

Position Key Attributes:

  • Ability to personally live safe and hold themselves and other team members accountable by having their back in support of our Safety core value
  • Has integrity, works transparently and recognized for treating others with respect.
  • Takes accountability to create and execute solutions that deliver desired results and can “own it” in a Performance Driven Culture
  • Works collaboratively as one team in a Teamwork culture.
  • Enjoys embracing and igniting change as a catalyst for improvement.
  • A “builder” who is comfortable in a continuous improvement culture.
  • Can thrive in a “legacy now” culture in which we strive to do the right thing for the company today, even if it is the hard thing, and leave behind a stronger company for the next generation of employees



Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensures Nortek approved projects and directives in support of business requirements are implemented in a timely manner, tracks and reports progress as required, and escalates to management when customer expectations cannot be met.
  • Support of all computer & network equipment in the manufacturing and office infrastructure.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains roadmap for all computer devices at the plant which follow Nortek business requirements.
  • Provides 24x7 on-call troubleshooting and problem resolution (global rotation).
  • Provides 1st-level and 2nd-level support. Act as single point of contact for IT services and escalations.
  • Monitors performance and makes appropriate changes if needed.
  • Utilize approved procedures to ensure that hardware and software are deployed, implemented and supported per business requirements and aligned to company standards/policies.
  • Participate in Nortek projects to test, pilot and/or implement new hardware and software as necessary in support of local plant requirements.
  • Train/Orient the user on capabilities of new hardware and software at installation.
  • Other Ad hoc duties assigned by manager.


Position Qualifications



  • 5-7+ years of experience supporting an enterprise computing environment in areas of specialty.
  • Excellent communication skills that facilitate productivity and collaboration among local manufacturing team, Nortek support organizations, and outside vendors.
  • Bachelors' degree in a related area or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Demonstrated safety focus.
  • Prior experience working in manufacturing plant environments is a strong plus.
  • Proven leadership skill.
  • Consistent self-starter requiring minimal direction.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize frequently changing needs.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as moving and lifting computer and other equipment as required.



  • Operating System\Platform Support
    • 2 - 4+ years of hands on experience installing and configuring Microsoft Windows Servers, System Center, InTune, Active Directory administration, Windows 10
  • Network connectivity Administration.
    • 2-4+ years of hands on experience managing a manufacturing plant connectivity infrastructure (including remote VPN).
    • Experience with end to end connectivity troubleshooting and resolving end user connectivity issues
  • Security / Access Control Administration
    • Understanding of Security Infrastructure best practices
    • Experience supporting a technically diverse manufacturing plant infrastructure: Access Control, Active Directory, Firewalls, Anti-virus, etc.
  • General
    • Excellent End User Support skills and problem-solving skills.


Nortek Air Management and its divisions offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. To learn more about Nortek Global HVAC, please visit our company website at


Nortek Global HVAC and Nortek Air Solutions are equal opportunity employers and do not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex national origin, age disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law.